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A Super Simple Way to Make Landscape Photos POP Using Lightroom

It seems like virtually all outdoor or landscape photographs suffer from the same illness when they come out of the camera. The symptoms are: An …

When love breaks down: Why I sold my mirrorless camera

Many of you will recall that I wrote a blog some months ago entitled ‘5 reasons why your DSLR is obsolete in today’s world’ and that, to say the …

Tutorial: Photographing and Processing the Orion Constellation

Here’s a tutorial that will teach you how to photograph and process one of the most colorful parts of the night sky, the Orion constellation. It will …

Kenneth Cole Lifted One of My Photos, And All I Got Was a $500 Gift Card

The year was 2008. I was still a novice with a camera, and the basics of photography were still very unfamiliar to me. I knew what my eyes liked, …

Why I Went Mirrorless and Switched from Canon to Fuji: A Detailed Exploration

<b>Warning</b>: This will be a longer and more in-depth post. But in the age of paid-for reviews, I felt frustrated by the lack of perspective on the “what …

Is Black and White Photography a Gimmick?

In an age where digital photography is ubiquitous, and post processing allows everyman to bump saturation levels and create hyper-real images, black …

Understanding Depth of Field for Beginners

Learn how depth of field (DoF), can enhance your photos and the three main factors that influence depth of field in photography.

Depth Of Field

The Prynt Case Turns Your Smartphone into an Instant Camera… and Then Some

Instant photography is making a big comeback lately. As both the success of The Impossible Project and the popularity of Fuji’s most recent Instax …

Selling Art in Galleries: Everything You Need To Know

I’ll admit, there is a lot to learn if you’re hoping to start selling art in galleries. How do you approach a gallery, and then if you do finally get …

Mobile Photography Tips Part 2

Today, more than ever, mobile photography is redefining the way we see and share our worlds, whether online or in print. Back by popular demand, we …

10 Mobile Photography Tips to Better Mobile Photos

Tip 01<p>Look for Leading Lines<p>With Pei Ketron<p>Pei's Advice:<p>When composing, look for lines (literal or figurative) that will provide a sense of movement …

Wildlife Photographer Adam Jones Takes Canon’s 7D Mark II Into the Wild for a Real World Review

When cameras get put through a review, it’s often done at a pixel-peeping level in a studio, where the lighting is consistent across the board and …

The Guardian: Photos Don’t Belong in Art Galleries

Does photography deserve a place in art galleries? Jonathan Jones doesn’t think so. The <i>Guardian</i> art columnist has caused quite a stir after writing a …

Interior/Exterior, Camera Obscura Dreams - Photographs and text by Marja Pirilä | LensCulture

The <i>camera obscura</i> phenomenon, at once simple and magical, never ceases to fascinate me. I have worked with it intensely since 1996. C<i>amera obscura</i> is a method by which to survey the living environment and mental landscapes, summoning unconscious feelings into the light of day.<p>In <i>camera obscura</i> …

Summer Fades Into Fall in This Simple Image Made Up of a Few Smartphone Photographs

Here’s a neat idea you can try next time the seasons change. All it took to create the image above was a couple of months of dedication, a …

How to Correct Skin Blemishes Using the Patch Tool in Photoshop

There are many articles that discuss the overuse of skin smoothing in portrait photography. Photographers strive to find a balance between realistic …

Tutorials

Photoshop Tutorials

$10 OFF - LIMITED TIME OFFER - JOIN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE!<p>HOW TO CREATE A CARTOON CHARACTER WITH PHOTOMANIPULATION & RETOUCHING<p>TRANSFORMING …

3 Creative Uses of the Drop Shadow in Photoshop

Layer styles are a great way to add effects to your images in Photoshop. In this article, you will learn about the Drop Shadow. A typical example of …

Tutorial: How to Capture a Motion Time-Lapse of the Milky Way from Start to Finish

Ian Norman, the astrophotographer behind Lonely Speck, is a good friend of the blog and an incredibly generous photographers when it comes to sharing …

7 Things Photographers Wish They Had Learned in Photography School

Hindsight is always 20/20, which is why if you’re a photography student or about to launch your photo business, you should turn to those who have …

3 Factors to Think About When Composing Your Photos

The way you frame a photo is an important part of the composition. There are several key decisions to make when composing your photos: What to …

Digital Photography

Portrait Project Captures the Spirit of LGBT Youth at Prom

Prom is a rite of passage for many youth in North America. Whether for strict policies or non-progressive attitudes towards gender and sexuality, …

Photographer Juxtaposes Old Photos of Her Late Mother with Related Objects in Moving Tribute

When photographer Jennifer Loeber lost her mother suddenly this past February, Loeber found herself clinging to even the most mundane and seemingly …

Incredible Moments of Tenderness Found In the Struggling Mill Towns of Pittsburgh

When photographer Dan Wetmore set out to capture the neighborhoods surrounding the abandoned steel mills of Pittsburgh, he was met at times with …

James Foley Executed by ISIS - #ILovePhoto Ep 29

This week we discuss the killing of photojournalist James Foley and the controversy over his execution images, more incredible photography from the …